Alternate Payee

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Definition: Alternate Payee

Alternate Payee

Full Definition of Alternate Payee

An individual who is recognized as having a right to receive some or all of the benefits under a qualified retirement plan if the plan holder does not or cannot collect. Usually a spouse, former spouse, child, or other dependent.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Alternate Payee. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
December 04, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Alternate Payee. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: December 04, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Alternate Payee. Retrieved December 04, 2021
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Alternate Payee are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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